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Army identifies 2 Fort Benning soldiers killed in north Georgia after being struck by fallen tree

FORT BENNING, Ga. — Two Fort Benning soldiers died Tuesday after a "weather-related" incident in north Georgia's mountains, according to a spokesperson for the Army. Army officials identified the two soldiers as 2nd Lt. Evan Fitzgibbon and Staff Sgt. George Taber. Officials later clarified that they had died after being struck by a fallen tree around 3:15 p.m. on Yonah Mountain in White County. They were sheltering after their training had been put on hold due to the weather, Army officials said. They were part of the Maneuver Center of Excellence training program.
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2 Fort Benning soldiers killed by fallen tree in north Georgia identified

FORT BENNING, Ga. (CBS46) - Two Fort Benning soldiers died Tuesday in what Army officials call a weather-related incident. According to the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence the incident happened at Yonah Mountain near Dahlonega. Three other service members were injured and taken to the hospital, according to the...
DAHLONEGA, GA
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Trails of Big Canoe: Blackwell Creek Trail

Note: this is the second of a series of articles to showcase trails in Big Canoe that people might not know about. The articles are based on the prior week’s post on Big Canoe Neighbor to Neighbor Facebook group in a series called Trail Talk Thursdays posted by a member of the trails committee. This concept came up when we post about trails committee work days and projects; many times we hear back “Where is that trail?” “How do I get to it?,” “I never knew about that one!”
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